Typical deadline: Nomination--March 31st; Application--Mid-April"To highlight undergraduate research and the Library’s role in facilitating such research, Falvey Memorial Library honors students whose achievements have distinguished them as Falvey Scholars. Senior students must be nominated by their faculty advisor and submit a completed application to be considered for the Falvey Scholars Award."
Typical Deadline: January 31st
• ICPSR Research Paper Competition, for analyses on any topic using data from the ICPSR Archive or Thematic Collections. There are separate undergraduate and master’s prizes for this competition.• RCMD Research Paper Competition, for analyses on issues of minorities and immigrants in the United States, using data from the Resource Center for Minority Data (www.icpsr.umich.edu/RCMD). Entrants may be master's students, undergraduate, or recent graduates.
Various research opportunities for student researchers, including
Typical deadline: March
Students may receive funding and a stipend for their research projects.
Typical deadline: Mid-April
"As a part of its efforts to support undergraduate research and scholarship, Villanova University reserves a limited number of dormitory rooms for summer on-campus housing for a limited number of undergraduate students engaged in full-time research under the mentorship of a faculty member."
CURF assists students with the fellowship process, and their website includes tips and other guidance.
Typical deadline: April 1st
"The Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Social Research Conference (MAUSRC) is held in March or April each year. Since the first conference in 1981, the MAUSRC has provided an opportunity for undergraduates to present the results of their social research. Students from colleges and universities across the region present research in a range of topics in fields such as Sociology, Anthropology, Gender Studies, Psychology, Social Work, Education, and International Studies, as well as other social scientific disciplines."
Typical Deadline: January 31st"The ICPSR summer internship program provides undergraduate students with a unique and expansive research experience that introduces all aspects of social science research and includes supported exploration of a research query from start to finish, data management training, and focused methodological education in quantitative research. This prepares interns for capstone or senior thesis projects, graduate school, and/or research-based employment opportunities."
Typical deadline: First week of March"The ICPSR Summer Program is recognized throughout the world as a leading program providing basic and advanced training in a wide range of methodologies and technologies for social science research. Our courses emphasize the integration of methodological strategies with the theoretical and practical concerns that arise in research on substantive social issues. The ICPSR Summer Program strives to provide a unique and supportive social environment which facilitates professional networking and encourages the exchange of ideas about the theory and practice of social science research."